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Glen and Randa (1971)

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Credited cast:
Steve Curry ...
Glen (as Steven Curry)
Shelley Plimpton ...
Randa
Woody Chambliss ...
Sidney Miller (as Woodrow Chambliss)
Garry Goodrow ...
Magician
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Roy Fox
William Fratis
Richard Frazier
Martha Furey
Laura Hawbecker
Mary Henry
Talmadge Holiday
Robert Holmer
Alice Huffman
Charles Huffman
Leonard Johnson
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Teenagers Glen and Randa are members of a tribe that lives in a rural area, several decades after nuclear war has devastated the planet. They know nothing of the outside world, except that Glen has read about and seen pictures of a great city in some old comic books. He and Randa set out to find this city. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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Once upon a time, there were countries, cities, schools, movies, electric appliances, The Beatles, politicians, then...Glen and Randa.

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Raw, quirky, and kind of clunky
11 March 2011 | by (Santa Monica, California) – See all my reviews

Glen and Randa is raw and has a hedonistic feel to it. The film was originally released in 1970 with an X rating because of (gasp!) full frontal male nudity! Don't want people to see that male genitalia.

The film has a sort of low key, low budget amateurish feel to it at times. There are a few scenes which are sort of strange and silly at the same time. If it had been played serious by all the actors it could have felt sort of sleazy but most of the time it has a slight camp feel to it.

The film also has an innocence to it that makes it feel very refreshing. Glen and Randa like to frolic in the nude at times and after exposed to a traveling entertainer they decide to leave their group and travel on their own and find "metropolis", a city with people dressed all in white but find that much isn't left after the holocaust.

One other element I enjoyed was that there aren't any crazy people out to kill, rape or mame. You don't have to really worry about what will happen to these two as they travel alone.

There are moments that seem very dated and some of the scenes aren't shot that well. It's not a film that makes a huge impact but it does linger in your head a bit afterward mainly because of the youth of the lead characters.


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